Supplicatio in ancient Rome was a solemn thanksgiving or supplication to the gods decreed by the senate: all the temples were opened, and the statues of the gods placed in public upon couches (pulvinaria) to which the people offered up their thanksgivings and prayers. A Supplicatio was decreed for two different reasons: ...
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in Roman religion, a rite or series of rites celebrated either as a thanksgiving to the gods for a great victory or as an act of humility after a ... [1 related articles]
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